Fatty falx

Case contributed by Dr Behrang Amini

Case Discussion

Axial CT at the level of the thalamus demonstrates a low attenuation (HU: -15) circular structure in the superior sagittal sinus. This may represent a small lipoma or normal adipose tissue.

  • Tokiguchi S, Ando K, Tsuchiya T, Ito J. Fat in the dural sinus.Neuroradiology. 1986;28(3):267-70.
  • Tokiguchi S, Kurashima A, Ito J, Takahashi H, Shimbo Y. Fat in the dural sinus--CT and anatomical correlations. Neuroradiology. 1988;30(1):78-80.
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Case information

rID: 7949
Case created: 24th Dec 2009
Last edited: 4th Oct 2015
Tag: falx
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